1947 Airstream serial #1022
There were only a few trailers built by Wally Byams own hand. There are very few now surviving... this is one of them.
The serial number label reads:
Model--6681 serial # 1022
Built by Wallace M. Byam
This is a 1947 Airstream 22' Liner
single axle w/brakes
The rear turn lights are not original--these year Airstreams were not build with turn signals as were not required in 1947
Pipe frame construction as ladder type frame came later in the early 1950's
All aluminium body construction outside and inside walls as well as the overhead cabs and single sink with base cab.
It has [not shown] factory fender skirts
The only steel in this airstream is the pipe frame and hitch.
The wood floor is solid with no soft spots.
Loaded loose inside is:
 2-burner gas cook top
 alumn single sink w/alumn base cab
 mini blinds
 1970's microwave
 wall gas furnace that belongs in the wood closet side panel near door
 dbl SS sink
 wall light globes for this model
 fresh water holding tank
 12v water pump
 jack post wheel
 small box of misc parts
several small pieces of aluminium
The one double wood closet which the gas furnace mounts on is needing to be rebuilt.
The original base cabinets which the 2-burner gas cook top and a small ice box were mounted on have been removed.
Weight is approx. 2500 lbs with tongue weight of approx 300 lbs
Click on this website for photos of original interiors--